|By PR Newswire||
|August 13, 2014 11:05 AM EDT||
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- younity (www.getyounity.com), the service that lets people privately unify, access and share all their files via their own personal cloud, announced today the ability to publish any photo stored on a computer directly to Instagram via the younity iOS app. Until now, Instagram users could only publish photos to the social network if those photos were on their smartphones. This release enables users to easily publish any photo they have, stored on any computer they own, directly to their Instagram account from their iPhone or iPad.
While the average smartphone has around 500 photos on it, the average computer has over 17,000 photos and the average person has more than one computer. Regardless, Instagram has never allowed users to publish photos from their computers – always forcing a tricky, time-consuming process of getting a photo onto the mobile device before finally being able to publish it.
"We're a pretty data-driven company, which made this a pretty obvious feature to add," says Erik Caso, co-founder/CEO of younity. "Our recent GoPro discovery and cataloguing release resulted in thousands of users wanting to post GoPro photos to Instagram. Obviously, people shoot lots of photos with their smartphones, but our data shows the preponderance of photos people have were shot with cameras or other products like GoPros."
younity already enabled direct photo publishing to Facebook, Flickr and other social networks, but Instagram has publically stated they only want you to post current photos you take with your mobile device. Caso added, "Of course, "Throw Back Thursdays" aren't really about last week or last month. Fortunately, we found an easy way to bypass this limitation, even though companies in the past were later banned by attempting to enable this. We think we've done it the right and acceptable way."
Posting old or remote photos to Instagram is easy. Once younity is installed on a person's computer(s), it will discover all the photos stored on those computers and external hard drives. Then, simply open younity on your mobile device, browse to any photo you've ever taken and select the "Post to Instagram" button. Once you resize the photo, it will open the Instagram app on the device and allow you to apply filters or adjustments, comments and hashtags and then post right to your account, just like usual.
Younity, recently name an inaugural finalist to CTIA Startup Lab, is free for unlimited use. Learn more or download at www.getyounity.com.
younity creates a personal cloud for all your files, built from your devices and your online services. younity unifies all your music, photos and video from all your devices, regardless of storage and without syncing, so that all your devices work as if they were a single device — you can access any file, anytime, from any device. There's no configuration, management or storage limits — it's simple to use and free for any amount of data. Created by Entangled Media, younity is based in Santa Monica, California. For more information, please visit www.getyounity.com.
Media Contact: Alfredo Narez, Entangled Media, 770-605-7333, [email protected]
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